Sony Alpha A5100 vs Sony NEX 5R

Winner
Sony Alpha A5100

100

Sony NEX 5R

94

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A5100

High true resolution
True resolution
24.7 MP
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Thin
Thickness
1.4"
Light-weight
Weight
224 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5R

External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX 5R.

competitors

Sony Alpha A5100 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 - $498 body only

$479 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Placeholder

Canon EOS M100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 body only

$449 with 15-45mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$372 body only

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen

Sony NEX 5R Competitors

Sony NEX 5T

Sony NEX 5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$872 - $999 body only

$870 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Size Much larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$606 body only

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Touch screen No touch screen

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